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Dave Boyer

Dave Boyer is a White House correspondent for The Washington Times. A native of Allentown, Pa., Boyer worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 2002 to 2011 and also has covered Congress for the Times. He is a graduate of Penn State University. Boyer can be reached at dboyer@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Dave Boyer

President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with governors in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama says he's not a 'big government' liberal

Despite submitting the first $4 trillion federal budget and breaking a record for new regulations last year, President Obama rejected the notion Monday that he is a "big government" liberal. Published February 22, 2016

Migrants and refugees disembark from a ferry after their arrival along with hundreds of others at the port of Piraeus near Athens, on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. Several thousand migrants have been stranded at the port and at the country's border with Macedonia, where authorities at the weekend closed the border to Afghan migrants and reduced rate for crossings for Iraqis and Syrians. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Obama admin lobbies governors to accept Syrian refugees

Obama administration officials tried to reassure dozens of wary governors in a closed-door meeting about the safety of President Obama's proposal to relocate Middle Eastern refugees in their states, two governors said Monday. Published February 22, 2016

President Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Feb. 17, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Obama calls top senators on Supreme Court vacancy

President Obama has begun to solicit advice from top Senate Republicans and Democrats in his effort to nominate a successor to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the White House said Friday. Published February 19, 2016

The late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is being memorialized by colleagues and admirers ahead of his funeral Mass Saturday. He body will lie in repose at the Supreme Court in Washington Friday. (Associated Press)

Antonin Scalia's candor, humor recalled ahead of justice's funeral

As the nation pays its respects to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Friday, friends and admirers say they will remember his combination of gregarious charm and matchless intellect that conservatives revered and many liberals couldn't help but respect. Published February 18, 2016

President Barack Obama talks with Cuban President Raul Castro before a bilateral meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) **FILE**

Obama reignites policy fight with Cuba trip

President Obama vowed Thursday to raise human rights concerns with Cuban President Raul Castro as the White House confirmed he will make a historic visit to the communist island nation next month. Published February 18, 2016

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR AARP - Morgan Freeman accepts the Best Grownup Love Story award at AARP's 15th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision for AARP/AP Images)

Obama dines with actor Morgan Freeman

President Obama had dinner with actors Morgan Freeman and Tom Hanks Wednesday night in Washington, his second night out with movie stars in a week. Published February 17, 2016